The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  21st July 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  21st July 2022

In the modern competitive era, most of the exams have the English Language as a section. So here we bring you The Hindu Vocab on daily basis to enhance vocabulary power and help you prepare for the exams like Banking, Railway, Insurance, SSC, and other Government exams.

 ‘Vocabulary’

  1. Edifice (noun)

Meaning: a building, especially a large, imposing one. (भवन)

Synonyms: building, structure, construction

Sentence: The town hall is the only edifice surviving from the fifteenth century.

  1. Parlance (noun)

Meaning: a particular way of speaking or using words, especially a way common to those with a particular job or interest. (बोल-चाल)

Synonyms: jargon, language, phraseology

Sentence: In military parlance, this is known as a fast retreat.

  1. Hapless (adj.)

Meaning: (especially of a person) unfortunate. (बदकिस्मत)

Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky, luckless

Antonyms: fortunate, happy, lucky

Sentence: All of them were hapless victims of this hurricane.

  1. Shellacking (noun)

Meaning: failure to win a contest (पराजित करना)

Synonyms: beating, defeat, drubbing

Antonyms: success, triumph, victory

Sentence: We gave their team a real shellacking.

  1. Howbeit (adv.)

Meaning: nevertheless; however. (परन्तु)

Synonyms: even so, however, nevertheless

Antonyms: all the same

Sentence: I’ve never written a poem before; howbeit, I feel my first attempt is quite good

  1. Caliginous (adj.)

Meaning: being without light or without much light (अंधेरा)

Synonyms: black, dark, darkened

Antonyms: bright, brightened, illuminated

Sentence: Without a flashlight, there was no way to tell what kind of creatures lurked in the caliginous cave.

  1. Esurient (adj.)

Meaning: having a huge appetite (लालची)

Synonyms: edacious, gluttonous, greedy

Antonyms: glutted, sated, satiated

Sentence: It would be silly to leave your esurient brother in charge of the three dozen cupcakes you baked for a birthday party.

  1. Dastardly (adj.)

Meaning: wicked and cruel. (नीचतापूर्ण)

Synonyms: wicked, evil, iniquitous

Antonyms: noble, praiseworthy

Sentence: He described the killing as a dastardly act.

  1. Stealthily (adv.)

Meaning: in a cautious and surreptitious manner, so as not to be seen or heard. (छिपकर)

Synonyms: furtively, secretively, sneakily

Antonyms: openly, publicly

Sentence: The thief stealthily stole into the house.

  1. Aver (verb)

Meaning: state or assert to be the case. (दृढ़ता से कहना)

Synonyms: declare, assert, state

Antonyms: deny, gainsay

Sentence: I aver that I have spoken the truth.

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